Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 127 117
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 57 24 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.48% 0.66% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.80% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 30
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £324 £161
90th Percentile £508 £514 £452
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.52% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - £27.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.28% -
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -58.56% -17.16% +6.35%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,276 3,015 3,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.25% 82.60% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,658 1,401 2,103
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 126 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -8.82% -21.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.63 £44.50 £54.80
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% -20.40% +13.64%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 29 £400 -1.84% 7
Maidenhead 0 11 £488 - 1
Bracknell +6 5 £510 -
Newbury -17 4 £300 -20.00%
Slough -6 2 £488 -11.36%
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 31 (54.39%) Project Management
2 23 (40.35%) PMI Certification
2 23 (40.35%) PMI
3 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (35.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (31.58%) MS Visio
5 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (28.07%) Degree
6 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
6 16 (28.07%) PMP
7 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 11 (19.30%) ITIL
10 10 (17.54%) SQL
10 10 (17.54%) Data Centre Operations
10 10 (17.54%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
13 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
13 7 (12.28%) Dependency Management
14 6 (10.53%) Change Management
14 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (10.53%) Validation
14 6 (10.53%) Resource Management
14 6 (10.53%) MS Project Server
14 6 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) MS Project Server
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) WordPress
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (31.58%) MS Visio
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) PaaS
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
1 4 (7.02%) MQTT
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Automotive
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Finance
6 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Data Centre Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Project Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Project Planner
4 7 (12.28%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
1 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (7.02%) PostGIS
1 4 (7.02%) REST
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) PMI
2 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
4 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.77%) User Experience
6 4 (7.02%) Infotainment
6 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
4 10 (17.54%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (17.54%) Data Centre Operations
5 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
7 7 (12.28%) Dependency Management
7 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.53%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 6 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (10.53%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (10.53%) Resource Management
8 6 (10.53%) Validation
9 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) PMI Certification
2 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 16 (28.07%) PMP
3 6 (10.53%) Master's Degree
4 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.75%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.26%) hybris
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow